Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person, especially a laboratory technician, involved in biotechnics or biotechnology; (in later use) specifically = biotechnologist.
1940s; earliest use found in Journal Dental Education. From bio- + technician, after biotechnics or biotechnology.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.